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US Film Director Ted Kotcheff Applies for Bulgarian Citizenship

US director Ted Kotcheff has submitted an application to become a Bulgarian citizen, the organizers of the forthcoming Sofia Film Fest have announced.

Society | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 23:07 | Viewed: 918

Bulgarian-Finnish Documentary “Love&Engineering” Out in Bulgarian Cinemas

The documentary movie Love & Engineering by director and screenwriter Tonislav Hristov will be finally released in Bulgarian cinemas, after it’s premiere at Tribeca Film Festival in 2014, the producers of the film announced on Monday.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 19:36 | Viewed: 767

Public Trust in Bulgarian Media Further Down in 2015 - Survey

Bulgarian media continue to have poor reputation as independent sources of information, while the percentage of Bulgarian citizens who trust media falls to 12%, Foundation Media Democracy (FMD) and Konrad-Adenauer-Stiftung (KAS) announced in their 2015 an

Society | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 18:38 | Viewed: 679

Uriah Heep to Perform in Bulgaria's Ruse on May 7

The legendary English rock band Uriah Heep will perform in the Bulgarian city of Ruse on May 7.

Society » Culture | February 11, 2016, Thursday // 12:09 | Viewed: 836

Bulgarian Government Approves National Youth Programme

The Bulgarian government approved at its regular meeting on Wednesday a national youth programme encompassing the period between 2016-2020.

Society | February 10, 2016, Wednesday // 13:09 | Viewed: 1010

Train Crash in Germany Leaves at Least Several Dead

The collision of two trains in the area of Munich in Bavaria, Germany has killed at least eight people, German police say.

Society » Incidents | February 9, 2016, Tuesday // 10:51 | Viewed: 1132

Egypt's 'Indiana Jones' to Reveal Details of Tutankhamun's Death in Sofia Lecture

Prominent Egyptian archaeologist Zahi Hawass promised on Monday to reveal “for the first time how Tutankhamun died” at his public lecture in Sofia.

Society » Archaeology | February 8, 2016, Monday // 14:47 | Viewed: 1981

Romanian Man Dies in Skiing Accident in Bulgaria’s Bansko

A male Romanian skier has died after hitting a rock outside a designate ski run in the Bulgarian winter resort of bansko, BGNES reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | February 7, 2016, Sunday // 16:19 | Viewed: 4529

Two Migrants Die from Cold Exposure near Bulgaria’s Border with Turkey

Two illegal female migrants have died of cold exposure near Malko Tarnovo, in southeastern Bulgaria close to the border with Turkey, Nova TV reported on Sunday.

Society » Incidents | February 7, 2016, Sunday // 11:08 | Viewed: 2843

Magnitude-3.0 Earthquake Shakes Bulgaria’s Smolyan Region

An earthquake measuring 3.

Society » Incidents | February 5, 2016, Friday // 19:13 | Viewed: 1360

Bulgaria Warns of Potentially Dangerous Rainfall in Burgas Region  

Bulgaria’s weather forecast service NIMH has issued Code Yellow alert for Burgas Region for Thursday, warning of potentially dangerous rainfall in the night to Friday.

Society » Environment | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 16:35 | Viewed: 1636

Female Body Found on Beach in Bulgaria's Chernomorets

A female body was found on the northern beach in the Bulgarian Black Sea town of Chernomorets on Thursday morning.

Society » Incidents | February 4, 2016, Thursday // 14:45 | Viewed: 2176

Translation of Bulgarian Novel Goes to 2016 PEN Prize Finals

The English translation of The Physics of Sorrow, a novel by Bulgarian author Georgi Gospodinov, has been shortlisted for the finals of the 2016 PEN Translation Prize.

Society » Culture | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 17:58 | Viewed: 2306

Bulgarians among Injured as Bus Tumbles Over in Macedonia

Twenty-six people, among them ten Bulgarian nationals, were injured as a Bulgarian-plated bus crashed in the area of Kriva Palanka, northeastern Macedonia, the Foreign Ministry in Sofia has said.

Society » Incidents | February 3, 2016, Wednesday // 12:22 | Viewed: 1420

Bulgarian Helsinki Committee: Penal System Discriminates Women

Bulgarian penalty legislation concerning imprisoned female criminals should be reformed to fit international standards for the protection of human rights, the Bulgarian Helsinki Committee (BHC), announced on Tuesday.

Society | February 2, 2016, Tuesday // 17:53 | Viewed: 1150

Scorpions 50th Anniversary Tour to Include Sofia Concert on July 17

The legendary German rock band, Scorpions, marks their 50th anniversary with a new album and a world tour which includes the Bulgarian capital city, Sofia Music Enterprises has announced.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2016, Monday // 17:43 | Viewed: 1477

Sofia Film Fest 20th Edition to Take Place March10-31

Sofia International Film Festival, one of the most important film forums in Central and Eastern Europe, will have its 20th edition from March 10 to March 31.

Society » Culture | February 1, 2016, Monday // 17:08 | Viewed: 4439

Bulgaria's Education Minister Submits Resignation

Bulgarian Education Minister Todor Tanev submitted his resignation on Monday, the government's press service informs.

Society » Education | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:59 | Viewed: 1772

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister to Step Down

Bulgarian Deputy Education Minister Vanya Kastreva will submit her resignation to Prime Minister Boyko Borisov.

Society » Education | February 1, 2016, Monday // 13:35 | Viewed: 1557

New Vignette Stickers Needed by Drivers in Bulgaria as of Monday

The 2015 vignette stickers for vehicles are no longer valid in Bulgaria as of Monday, February 01, authorities say.

Society | February 1, 2016, Monday // 10:01 | Viewed: 1435

Spring-Like Temperatures Expected in Bulgaria This Month

After several cold weeks last month, thermometers in February are expected to hit up to 21 degrees Celsius, the Bulgarian weather service has said.

Society » Environment | February 1, 2016, Monday // 07:28 | Viewed: 4000